Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will grace the 60th Dhamma Chakra Pravartan day on October 11 at the historic Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur, the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti said on Tuesday.
A team of neurosurgeons at the government Super Specialty Hospital (SSH) in Nagpur have successfully removed a 18-cm long human 'tail', apparently the longest recorded so far, from the back of a teenage boy after its abnormal growth turned painful for him.
In a broad daylight dacoity, five armed assailants decamped with Rs three lakh cash and 30.9 kg of gold worth Rs 9.3 crore, from a private finance company, keeping several persons hostage in Nagpur, police said today.
The supporters of separate Vidarbha led by its strong protagonist, former Maharashtra Advocate General Shreehari Aney, today hoisted a 'Vidarbha flag' and said they would intensify their movement for statehood to the region.
Nagpur police which came under sharp criticism in the past for rising crime scenario, has invoked stringent provisions of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against as many as 23 criminals in the past three days.
Around 140 inmates of the Central Prison in Nagpur have been given State Bank of India (SBI) ATM cards for use inside the premises, with plans to extend the service to all 800 prisoners of the facility.
No police officer transferred to Nagpur, the hometown of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, is willing to work there and this was one of the reasons for existing vacancies in the department, Nagpur police chief Shardaprasad Yadav today said.